On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Atri Sharma <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Should I look for ideas which are unassigned?
You could do that. We have marked some issues w/ the label 'noob' for
low-hanging issues that shouldn't be too hard to get going on.
> Also, how can I identify which projects are performance related?
We have a bunch. Should be obvious enough. If not, just come back here
and ask and we'll get you a list. Uou could pick your own project. Dig in
on a particular aspect of read/write path, isolate it so its easy to run
tests, and then try to speed it up. A nice recent example that you might
take inspiration from is the work done by Richard Liu; see
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-8012 for an example. Or, take
a look at LarsH's recent HUG presentation where he is going over a few
recent speed improvements in 0.94: